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Houston Open Air Offering Refunds After Stormy Debut

HOUSTON (CelebrityAccess) — Organizers for the inaugural edition of the Houston Open Air music festival announced that they will be offering refunds after they were forced to abbreviate the event in the face of dangerous weather.

The two-day festival staged at NRG Park last weekend was evacuated on Saturday after dangerous storms threatened, but were later re-admitted to the event. The festival was again evacuated at approximately 2:30 PM as a lightning storm approached the area and organizers eventually were forced to pull the plug on the event shortly after four when the storm lingered.

Produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, the festival offered a heavy metal-infused lineup that included Slayer, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains, Ministry. According to the Houston Press, several of the groups that had been bumped performed free shows, including
Avenged Sevenfold, who performed at White Oak Music Hall, and Starset who played a free show at Raven Tower.

Refunds are available in a three-tiered plan.

Saturday Only Ticket— 50% refund of your ticket price.
Sunday Only Ticket—100% refund of your ticket price.
Two-day Ticket — 75% refund of your ticket price (I.e. 50% refund of the Saturday portion of the ticket price and 100% refund of the Sunday portion of the ticket price.